A listing of many of the photographic and design works undertaken by Blackswitch Labs.
Electronic Sounds, Issue 57, September 2019. We provided 2 of the 3 photos for this 6 page article about Clock DVA/TAG founder Adi Newton. One was taken in 2016 while Clock DVA recorded material for their new album at the EMS in Stockholm, Sweden, and the other taken in Avebury, July 2019. We have an ongoing relationship with Adi Newton and are currently undergoing several projects with him.
Vive Le Rock, September 2019. Live review of The Brian James Gang at the 100 Club, photography by E Gabriel Edvy (Blackswitch Labs). We have had a long relationship with Brian James.
Barry Adamson, Live at the Union Chapel, 2019.
We provided all the photography on this CD/LP release. Recorded in October 2018, the album includes the entire set from the Union Chapel Show in London, complete with full band and added strings and brass.
Peter Murphy and David J, Bauhaus Ruby Celebration tour, 2019
Many of our photos were used on the CD/vinyl release of the live recording made from Brixton Academy in December 2018, including the cover. Additionally, Peter’s PR company (Reybee Inc) used several of our photos for the online promotion of this tour.
Word Made Flesh, “Everything And Nothing” album art and design layout. Released by Armalyte Industries, 2019.
We handled all promotional photography for Raymond Watts/<PIG> from 2016-2019 which has been used by his PR (Reybee Inc), extensively in his social media presence and albums, and have photographed their product line, which can be viewed at pigindustries.com. This includes the Hogtags film, which can be seen at Bunker A of our website.
<PIG> “Risen” Album, 2018.
All photography for the vinyl, cd, and promotional materials handled by Blackswitch Labs. The cover for the limited edition vinyl created using a lenticular method, with Raymond alternating between white and black. Risen was released by Metropolis Records.
From the Prey & Obey shoot- used extensively in promotional materials.
We also have an ongoing relationship with Cubanate, and create their live visuals in addition to contributing photography.
Cubanate, “Live Brutalism” inner sleeve photography . Armalyte Records, 2018.
Cubanate, “Brutalism”. Inner sleeve montage. Armalyte Records, 2017.
In addition to the CD, several of our photos were selected and used exclusively for Peter Murphy’s online promotion. This is just of one of them.
This photo, taken in Athens, Greece during the filming of their concert in 2016 served as the core visual element for Clock DVA’s 2016 US tour. It was used on all promotional materials and the official tour t-shirts.
Dive “Let Me In”. In addition to working with Dirk Ivens to create the music video for “Let Me In”, we handled the photography and design layout for the limited edition vinyl sleeve. Out Of Line Records, 2018.
Dive “Live Razzmatazz”, Out Of Line Records, 2017. Cover photography for this vinyl taken from his performance at Wave Gothic Treffen, 2016.
Word Made Flesh – Self titled first album, released in 2017, from this project by Phil Barry (Cubanate) and Keef Baker (Be My Enemy). In addition to the music video “The Forest”, we created the layout and design for the cd, focusing on the alchemical aspects of the work.
Blackswitch Labs created the music video for the track “Verdades” from Gothic supergroup The Eden House, featuring Tony Pettitt (Fields of the Nephilim) and Monica Richards (Faith and the Muse). This still from the video was used for the cover of the limited edition 45 vinyl.
We had the great joy of photographing with Pauline Murray of Penetration on Berwick Street, Soho. These photos were used for promotion and for a magazine interview.
The Rezillos have included our photos in their official fan photo books and in their promotional materials.
We have worked on many projects with the legendary Brian James (The Damned, Lords of the New Church). We made 2 videos for his Brian James Gang project and one for Brian James Gran Cru. Our photography has been used extensively on his promotional materials, and 3 photos made up the core of the artwork on his 2013 release “Damned If I Do”, released by Easy Action Records.
Sham 69 have also used our photography extensively for promotional materials and included 3 photos in the design of their 2013 release “Set List-The Anthology”
Original artwork for the Zach Zinn album “Plains Dervish”, released by online label USG in 2016.
Original artwork used by online label USG for three releases: The UK Experimental Underground Survey (2016), The Canada Experimental Underground Survey (2016), and the First Annual Report (2015).